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The Westin Waltham Boston

  • 70 Third Avenue
    Waltham, MA 02451
    United States
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Meetings & Events Overview

At The Westin Waltham Boston, meetings reach new heights of productivity. Our 17 flexible event rooms total 20,500 square feet of stylish space will let you take your event to inspiring heights with the help of our experienced event professionals. From setting up a high-impact audiovisual presentation to creating an energizing catering menu, we’ll make sure every detail is executed with precision.

Our on-site audiovisual partner, PSAV, will not only help you put together a comprehensive technology plan, they’ll make sure all equipment is set up properly and troubleshoot any problems that arise. Host a transatlantic meeting via videoconferencing or teleconferencing, or set up a cyber café where all of your guests can plug in. Your keynote presentation will come across loud and clear, thanks to state-of-the-art microphones, speakers, projectors, and lighting.

Sharp minds require nourished bodies. Executive Chef Pradeep Bastra and his culinary staff will work with you to create a menu that tantalizes taste buds while boosting energy levels. Start the day with the Sunrise breakfast menu, which offers an array of hand-cut, seasonal fruits and berries, assorted fresh bagels, and other breads and pastries. Our New England Patriots Luncheon sends each guest on a regional tour with flavors like beet and roasted butternut squash salad and apple cranberry crumble. Refuel with catered breaks featuring the Renew package, full of SuperFoodsRx™ items like dried apricots, apples, prunes, and raisins, warm assorted nuts, and pomegranate orangeade

Meetings at a Glance
Number of Guest Rooms: 351
Number of Meeting Spaces: 17
Largest Meeting Room Capacity: 850
Largest Meeting Room Size: 581 m²
6,254 ft²

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Overview Description: OVERVIEW The Westin Waltham features a total of 18,000 square feet of elegant yet versatile function space on three distinct levels, including a 6,254 square foot ballroom and a 3,668 junior ballroom with an outdoor patio. AVAILABLE EQUIPMENT The Westin Waltham has the following equipment and variety of tables at no additional charge available for your use with the rental of space. The following table choices are 30" in height to the top of the tables; full inventory is based on availability: Equipment 23.....60" round tables 31.....36" cocktail tables 157....6' x 30" (6ft wide) 238....6' x 18" (6ft skinny) 6......6' x 30" -serpentine 18.....5' - half moon tables 8......2.5' - quarter moon 9......8' x 30" (8ft wide) 55.....8' x 18" (8ft skinny) 8......36" -highboys (new with wheels) 11.....risers (4ft x 8ft, height is adjustable) 4......riser steps 2......riser steps w/ hand rails floor (3ft x 3ft pieces) 5......podiums (Westin sign is 20”w x7.5”h) 5......coat racks 16.....easels (chrome) 10.....easels (gold) 63.....ovals 8......4' tables Linen: ivory table cloths Napkins: red, burgundy, ivory, black, navy blue and hunter green Skirting: sage green We can also source a variety of other colors from one of our vendors at a nominal fee, please inquire with your catering/convention services manager for pricing and colors. All linen is based upon availability and must be chosen 7 days prior to the event. Flags: U.S. and Massachusetts state The hotel has a sufficient inventory of banquet chairs, & all other equipment listed available at no charge. Please confirm requirements far enough in advance of the function date with your convention services or catering manager so that adequate equipment will be available. If an excess amount of equipment is required, the hotel will rent additional equipment at the group’s expense. The hotel has one baby grand piano located on the ballroom foyer. To reserve the piano for your function, notify your convention services or catering manager as early as possible. there is a $150.00 rental fee for the baby grand. Individual wheelchair accessible elevator for access to the ballroom. LOADING DOCK Third-party suppliers are required to provide the hotel with a complete schedule of events at least 7 days before load-in, including the date and time of load-in and load-out, times of Amplified audio reproduction, power tie-in/disconnect schedule. There will be a facility walk through prior to load-in to document any existing damage to hotel property or and again upon load out do document damages that occurred during the event.
Property Type: Suburban
Year Built: 1987
No. of Buildings: 1
Total Floors: 8
Number of Meeting Spaces: 17
Largest Meeting Room Size: 581 m²
6,254 ft²
Largest Meeting Room Capacity: 850
Smallest Meeting Room Size: 28 m²
304 ft²
Smallest Meeting Room Capacity: 12

Guest Rooms

Check in Time: 3:00 PM
Check out Time: 12:00 PM
Number of Guest Rooms: 351
In-Guest Room Internet: Wired and Wireless High Speed Internet Access in Guest Rooms
Wireless High Speed Internet Access in Public Areas
Total Handicap Accessible Rooms: 57
Suites JUNIOR SUITES Our selection of 27 flexible one-bedroom suites invites you to spread out in style. Each beautifully furnished suite provides a separate bedroom and living area—and every room is graced with its own 32” flat screen TV. the blissful heavenly bed® and refreshing heavenly bath® are standard features, while extras such as comfortable sofas, roomy tables offer business travelers or vacationing family a place to work or just renew and relax during their stay. PROSPECT SUITE Large foyer with marble bar area, enlarged living room, French doors to the bedroom and large bathroom with roll-in-shower and all the same luxurious amenities as our traditional rooms and junior suites. DIRECTOR’S SUITE Foyer with bathroom for guests, spacious living room with dining table and separate kitchen area, large bedroom with spacious bathroom with shower and bathtub. All the same luxurious amenities as our traditional rooms and junior suites. PRESIDENTIAL SUITE Foyer with bathroom for guests, spacious living room (about 100 square feet larger than the living room in the director’s suite) with dining table and separate kitchen area, large bedroom with spacious bathroom with shower and bathtub and all the same luxurious amenities as our traditional rooms and junior suites.


Pool: Yes
Pool Name: Indoor Heated Pool
Spa: WestinWORKOUT® Gear Lending Program
WestinWORKOUT® Room
WestinWORKOUT® Rooms Available
Sleep Well Lavender Balm

Local Area & Attractions

Overview Description: Community - Forefront Conference Center 1.6 km/1.0 miles - Waltham Deaconess Hospital 4.8 km/3.0 miles - Bentley College 6.4 km/4.0 miles - Regis College 8.0 km/5.0 miles - Waltham Weston Hospital 8.0 km/5.0 miles - Brandeis University 8.0 km/5.0 miles - Babson College 12.9 km/8.0 miles - Boston College 16.1 km/10.0 miles - Tufts University, Boston Campus 16.1 km/10.0 miles - Boston University 24.1 km/15.0 miles - Northern University 25.7 km/16.0 miles - MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) 27.3 km/17.0 miles - Harvard University 27.3 km/17.0 miles Corporate Offices - Mckesson 1.6 km/1.0 miles - Cubist Pharmaceuticals 1.6 km/1.0 miles - Oracle 1.6 km/1.0 miles - Fresenius 1.6 km/1.0 miles - SAP 1.6 km/1.0 miles - ADP - Automatic Data Processing, Inc. 1.6 km/1.0 miles - Cisco Systems 1.6 km/1.0 miles - Keyspan Home Energy 1.6 km/1.0 miles - Astra Zeneca 1.6 km/1.0 miles - BMC Corporation 1.6 km/1.0 miles - IBM 1.6 km/1.0 miles - EDS 1.6 km/1.0 miles - Raytheon Corporation 1.6 km/1.0 miles - Peoplesoft 1.6 km/1.0 miles - Novell 1.6 km/1.0 miles - Microsoft 1.6 km/1.0 miles - Stride Rite Corporation 1.6 km/1.0 miles
Time Zone: EST
Nearby Airports: Logan International Airport
Airport Code: BOS
Airport Distance: 19 Kilometers
12 Miles
Local Area:

Set in the rolling hills of Waltham just 15 miles from downtown Boston, The Westin Waltham Boston offers guests a charming natural setting with direct access to the biotech hub of Waltham and Lexington. IBM, ADP, Astra Zeneca, BMC Software, CSC Consulting, Fresenius Medical, Forefront Conference Center, and Microsoft offices are located within one mile from the hotel—making us the preferred choice of business travelers.

Whether work or play brings you to Waltham, you’ll find no shortage of things to do in the area. We’re just three miles from Massachusetts Turnpike and just a short drive from Thoreau’s Walden Pond and the historical battlegrounds of Lexington and Concord. Nearby you’ll find prestigious universities such as Bentley University and Brandeis University.

Within 20 minutes you can be in the heart of Boston. Browse the boutiques on Newbury Street, enjoy authentic Italian in the North End, and take in a Red Sox game at Fenway Park.

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Transportation & Parking

Parking Fees:

Just steps away from the hotel, our covered parking lot accommodates more than 500 vehicles.

Directions From Airport Travel distance: Approximately 32.19 km/20.0 miles - Follow the signs to the Ted Williams Tunnel then to Interstate 90 West - Continue to Interstate 95/Route 128 North - Take Exit 27A (Totten Pond Road) - Turn right onto 3rd Avenue - The hotel will be on the left.
Shuttle: We offer a complimentary shuttle bus to select businesses within a five-mile radius of the hotel. Guests are advised to make reservations in advance as the shuttle only seats ten people. The shuttle departs the hotel every 45 minutes. The shuttle does not run to the airport or local T station. Monday - Thursday 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM 4:15 PM to 8:00 PM Friday 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Green Meetings & Sustainability

Environmental Practices:

Energy & Water Conservation:

  • High-efficiency lighting in guest rooms
  • High-efficiency lighting in public areas
  • Occupancy sensors
  • Water conserving fixtures
  • Smart irrigation practices
  • Regular preventive maintenance
  • Make A Green Choice program rewards guests for choosing to conserve natural resources in their guest room

Waste Minimization & Environmentally Responsible Purchasing:

  • Recycling
  • Dumpster monitoring
  • Organic waste composting
  • Elimination of styrofoam packaging
  • Environmentally preferred suppliers
  • Environmentally preferred products
  • Amenity management
  • Alternatives to plastic bottled water
  • Sustainable food and beverage options

Enhanced Indoor Environmental Quality:

  • Green Housekeeping
  • Integrated pest management practices
  • Low-emitting materials, such as paints, flooring and furniture

Raising Awareness:

  • Property-level Green Council
  • Sustainable Meetings Practices
  • Carbon-offset program
  • Alternative transportation options, such as preferred parking for eco-friendly cars and shuttle services
Overview Description:
Sustainable meeting practices The SMP is made up of 20 program elements or “practices”. These practices are grouped into 5 core components: - Paperless meeting planning - Sustainable meeting services - Sustainable F&B practices - Impact Assessment Tools - Socially conscious activities The first core component is “paperless meeting planning”, which involves the use of current electronic sales tools as available to reduce the amount of paper generated throughout the meeting planning process. These tools include StarGroups, Reservation Connection, Reservation Cross Check, Online Floor plans and capacity charts, and eMenus. The second core component is “sustainable meeting services”, which encompasses eight practices that address the use of more environmentally friendly products and offerings to replace current offerings that customers may opt for to reduce the impact of their meetings. The practices include using recycled content flip charts and paper products with a minimum of 30% post-consumer recycled content; providing sustainable non-paper meeting supplies that are recycled, compostable or biodegradable; utilizing potted plants in place of fresh cut flowers or if that isn’t possible using a local, organic florist; providing recycling services in the meeting spaces; offering green printing services which means double-sided printing and recycling ink/toner cartridges; offering green transportation services such as access to public transportation or fuel-efficient vehicle options; and upon replacement of current signage, sourcing energy efficient digital LED or LCD signage. It’s important to note that the global brand teams were involved in the initiative planning so that items that overlap with current brand guidance are coordinated appropriately. For example, the use of potted plant displays in lieu of fresh flowers is being factored into the brand Botanical Style Guides. The third core component is “Sustainable F&B Practices”, which includes 8 practices designed to provide more environmentally friendly food and beverage options. The practices include providing sustainable menu options that include fair trade or organically certified products; utilizing environmentally sustainable disposable F&B packaging for box lunches; reducing the usage of individually-packaged condiments to reduce packaging waste; providing environmentally friendly alternatives for bottled water such as using an on-site water filtration system or sourcing glass or recycled content bottles; utilizing environmentally friendly chafing fuel to reduce toxins and hazardous waste; donating leftover prepared food to community-based food recovery programs where possible; and upon replacement, sourcing linenless meeting tables to reduce laundry needs. Item number 17 on this list, the composting of organic waste, is on hold as a division-wide practice because of the operational complexities that need to be worked through. There are many properties that are already utilizing composting practices, and the guidance is available on the SRC for those properties that are ready to research this option for early adoption. The fourth component is “Impact Assessment Tools.” The Meetings Impact Report is a unique initiative that will allow you to record meeting details in the SRC and generate a “report” for the meeting planner that provides the host group with information on the environmental and social impact of their meeting. It will include data on their energy and water consumption as well as additional information on how the choices they made benefit the environment. The Carbon Offset program is also still in development as we continue to look for the right partner. Some hotels may already have an offset partner that they are working with, and for those properties I ask that you please email me to let me know who you are partnering with as that will help us shape our direction as we develop this program across the division. Finally, the fifth core component is “socially conscious activity”, and this component focuses specifically on providing assistance to meeting planners who would like to organize activities for their attendees that will benefit the local community. This is another initiative that properties can currently implement locally by connecting interested meeting planners with community organizations that can accommodate volunteer groups. We are working with several options for a division-wide partnership to support this practice. Sustainable meetings Sustainable meetings integrate environmental and social concerns into the meeting process to reduce the impact a meeting has on the environment and to encourage giving back to the local communities in which meetings are conducted sustainable meeting planning The traditional meeting planning process requires the use of tremendous amount of paper. By utilizing electronic sales products, you can significantly reduce paper usage in the meeting planning process and encourage the use of web and email based business conduct. Recycled Content Paper Products Every year over one billion trees are cut down to provide raw materials for American paper and pulp mills. Directing recyclable materials into production saves resources and energy, and reduces greenhouse gas emissions, air pollution and the need for disposal. Sustainable Meeting Supplies (Non-Paper) Meeting supplies require materials, energy, and water to manufacture and transport. After use, their disposal can cause pollution and take up space in landfills. Directing recyclable materials into production saves resources and energy, and reduces greenhouse gas emissions, air pollution and the need for disposal. Biodegradable/compostable supplies reduce the consumption of non-renewable resources and minimize pollution by reducing persistent waste volumes. Composted matter enriches the soil and reduces the need for water, fertilizer, and pesticides. White Board / Recycled Content Paper Flip Charts Every year over one billion trees are cut down to provide raw materials for American paper and pulp mills. Directing recyclable materials into production saves resources and energy, and reduces greenhouse gas emissions, air pollution and the need for disposal. Millions of pounds of white boards end up in landfills every year when they become unusable or worn. Waste deposited in landfills and incinerators directly and indirectly contributes to pollution and the depletion of natural resources. Organic Plant & Flower Displays Conventionally grown fresh cut flowers require the use of pesticides, chemical fertilizers, and precious water resources for mass production. In addition, present global trends indicate flower industry workers (sometimes children) are denied basic rights, being forced to work long hours and handle dangerous chemicals without proper equipment, developing health problems as a result. Linenless Meeting Tables (4 available onsite) Uncovered meeting tables save the energy and water consumed in washing cloth table covers and reduces waste deposited in landfills where disposable table covers are used. Meeting Space Recycling Waste deposited in landfills and incinerators directly and indirectly contributes to pollution and the depletion of natural resources. Landfill and incinerator processes contaminate soil, air and groundwater. Disposing of waste, rather than reusing or recycling it, accelerates the harvesting rate of new materials, a process that strains natural resource stocks and causes environmental effects associated with transportation and energy use. Recycling waste can reduce these environmental burdens and extend the life of existing landfills. Green Printing Services Every year over one billion trees are cut down to provide raw materials for American paper and pulp mills. Directing recyclable materials into production saves resources and energy, and reduces greenhouse gas emissions, air pollution and the need for disposal. Green Transportation Services Information Vehicle operation contributes to climate change and air quality problems through the emission of pollutants. In the United States, transportation has been responsible for more energy-related carbon dioxide emissions than any other end-use sector (e.g., industrial, residential, commercial) every year since 1999.[1] The United States produces more CO2 from road transport than any other country, though it is forecast to rise in all countries. Highly populous urbanizing countries such as China are expected to see dramatic growth in energy consumption for transportation. Besides CO2, vehicles emit pollutants that contribute to smog and ground-level ozone, both of which are human health hazards. Energy-Efficient Digital Signage (in progress 12/10) Utilizing energy-efficient LCD or LED signage lowers energy consumption compared to traditional digital signage and reduces greenhouse gas emissions. Sustainable Menus Organic farming integrates wild biodiversity, agricultural biodiversity and soil conservation, and eliminates the use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides and genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in agricultural practices. Pests and diseases are controlled with naturally occurring means and substances according to both traditional and modern scientific knowledge, increasing agricultural yields and disease resistance. Organic agriculture adheres to globally accepted principles, which are implemented within local socio-economic, climatic and cultural settings. Organic farming enhances soil structures, conserves water, ensures the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity and protects human health against exposure to known toxins. Sustainable Banquets & Catering Food Service and Packaging Disposable food service supplies require materials, energy, and water to manufacture and transport. After use, their disposal can cause pollution and takes up space in landfills. Directing recyclable materials into production saves resources and energy, and reduces greenhouse gas emissions, air pollution and the need for disposal. Biodegradable/compostable dinnerware reduces the consumption of non-renewable resources and minimizes pollution by reducing persistent waste volumes. Composted matter enriches the soil and reduces the need for water, fertilizer, and pesticides. Condiments Served In Bulk Serving condiments in individual packets creates both packaging and food waste. In the US, it is estimated that as much as 30% of food is wasted. We have an opportunity to provide our meeting guests with condiments in bulk containers to help reduce this waste. Bottled Water Alternatives “Americans bought a total of 8.8 billion gallons of bottled water in 2007. According to one estimate, producing these bottles required the energy equivalent of over 17 million barrels of oil and produced over 2.5 million tons of carbon dioxide. This is the same amount of carbon dioxide that would be emitted by over 400,000 passenger vehicles in one year. Nearly 50 billion new PET (polyethylene terephthalate) plastic bottles were produced in 2005 from virgin rather than recycled materials, producing additional greenhouse gases. In 2004, only 14.5 percent of non-carbonated beverage bottles made from PET were recycled. For each gallon of water that is bottled, an additional two gallons of water are used in processing. Many of these impacts can be easily avoided by switching to tap water, filters, fountains and coolers when necessary.” Environmentally Friendly Chafing Fuel Conventional chafing fuels are fossil fuel based and produce carbon monoxide and dioxin emissions, which are both toxic and poisonous. They are classified as hazardous waste and contribute to the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Back of House Composting of Organic Waste Food composting keeps organic waste out of landfills, which prevents the production of methane, a greenhouse gas, and leachate pollution. It also prevents a valuable natural resource from being treated as waste, as composting produces a nutrient-rich soil amendment that reduces the need for chemical fertilizers and irrigation in landscaped areas. Meeting Impact Report Sustainable meetings comprise of practices which increase the environmental performance, social value and business impact of the meetings. Measurement is fundamental to the success of any sustainable meeting. Planners are demanding that properties not only host sustainable meetings but also measure the success of these meetings. With the average 3-day meeting of 1,000 attendees producing over 12 tons of trash, 200,000 kilowatts of power and 100,000 gallons of water, it is becoming even more important to demonstrate how meetings are helping to reduce energy, emissions, output of waste and water consumption. Emotionally, planners want to know how they have reduced their impact on the environment by conducting a sustainable meeting. They additionally tangibly demonstrate to their company the success of this meeting. Key indicators to track the current environmental benefit of activities of sustainable meetings: - Energy Savings - Water Savings - Waste Management, including reduction of waste sent to landfills through: - Recycling (glass, paper, plastic, metal) and Environmental Savings - Composting - Material Selection and Reuse - Sustainable Food Choices - Volunteer Programs Offered Carbon Offset Program A carbon offset is a financial instrument representing a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. Offsets are typically generated from emissions-reducing projects. The most common project type is renewable energy, such as wind farms, biomass energy, or hydroelectric dams. Other common project types include energy efficiency projects, the destruction of industrial pollutants or agricultural byproducts, destruction of landfill methane, and forestry projects. (Wikipedia) Social Benefit Social responsibility is the recognition that an organization is inextricably intertwined with society and the earth and must take responsibility for its actions in regard to the “triple bottom line” of people, planet and profit. Organizations now frequently want the option for their attendees to give back to the local community at their hosted meetings and an organized offering adds considerable value to meetings programs

Safety & Security

Overview Description FIRE & SAFETY To report a small fire (wastebasket etc.) or smoke, call service express or dial “0” from any hotel or in-room phone and ask for the security office. For any larger observed fire/flame or large amount of smoke, activate the closest fire alarm pull station and follow the evacuation guidelines. The following is recommended for safeguarding your item(s) - Never leave your laptop computer unattended - Always secure unattended event rooms - For sleeping rooms, please use safety latch - Use door viewer to identify guests prior to opening door
Lost and Found - Call service express for any items lost during stay. - If found, room attendant brings items to housekeeping supervisors. - Guests are contacted immediately. - If guest has checked-out, lost and found items are shipped via FedEx at the guests’ expense.
Medical Services LOCAL CLINICS Joseph m. smith community health center 564 Main Street Waltham, MA 02452 617-783-0500 Hours of operation: - Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 8:30 am – 9:00 pm - Wednesday, Friday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm - Saturday 8:30 am – 1:30 pm Vetcision 293 2nd avenue Waltham, MA 02451 781-810-1010 Waltham urgent care center 9 Hope Avenue Waltham, MA 02453 781-893-7000 3 miles and less than 10 minutes from the hotel Closed on Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day. Chi wellness clinic 318 Bear Hill Road, Suite 10 Waltham, MA 02451 781-290-0488 Hours of operation: - Monday – Friday 10:00 am – 7:00 pm - Saturday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm - Within walking distance of the hotel LOCAL HOSPITALS Newton Wellesley hospital 2014 Washington Street Newton Lower Falls, MA 02462 617-243-6000 7 miles from the hotel Massachusetts General Hospital - West Campus 40 Second Avenue Waltham, MA 02451 781-487-4350 3 miles from the hotel McLean Hospital 115 Mill Street Belmont, ma 02478 (617) 855-2000 Children’s Hospital Boston at Waltham 9 hope avenue Waltham, ma 02453 781-647-6000 3 miles and less than 10 minutes from the hotel Hours of operation: - Monday – Friday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm Inn-House Doctors Inn House Doctor opened its doors in 1991 with a simple concept. What do you do at home or away from home when you are in need of a physician? What do you do? Do you want to spend hours upon hours in a crowded emergency room? Or, would you rather speak to a doctor within 15 minutes and have that doctor at your bedside within an hour? Most people prefer the latter. Since starting the business, our company principle has been to provide high level immediate medical care seven days a week, 24 hours a day to the traveling public. Many times you find yourself in the same quandary at home when you cannot access your own primary care physician or you don't have your own personal doctor, and you need a doctor immediately! All of our physicians are American trained, Board certified or eligible and on staff at the finest local hospitals. On average, they have been practicing for fifteen years or more, and are hand selected for their courteous and compassionate bedside manner. Inn house Doctor has been able to fill this void for many residents, college students and travelers within our markets across the country. From our beginnings in Boston, we have grown to nine cities, and we are still expanding. Our fundamental mission is the well being of the individual, and to allay the anxiety of being sick away from home. Direct line: 617-859-1776
Emergency Plan HOTEL EMERGENCY PROCEDURES If evacuation of the hotel becomes necessary you will be instructed by the hotel management and or the Waltham fire department via the public address system. Here are some general emergency guidelines -Take your key and form of identification with you. - Refrain from grabbing the door handle in the event of a fire or smoke. - Test your door for heat and smoke before exiting meeting room or guest room by feeling it with the back of your hand. -If the hallway is clear, exit by using the nearest stairwell. Take the stairs to the 1st floor and exit the building. Please note there are three emergency stairwells, one on each end of the tower and the third at the end of the drum section closest to the garage. - All elevators during an emergency will return to the first floor and will remain with doors open. - Report anyone stranded to the fire control room, emergency response team member or fire department personnel. - Stay calm

Fees & Taxes

Local Currency: United States Dollars
Currency Code: USD
Valet Parking Fees: 22

Policies & Procedures

Payment Methods:
  • VISA
Shipping and Receiving: POLICY AND CHARGES Materials that are shipped to the Hotel and received by the Hotel may be subject to shipping & receiving charges. Any materials being sent to the Hotel must be marked as follows: 1. HOLD FOR ARRIVAL – ATTN Guest’s Name, Organization, Arrival Date, Sales Manager’s Name 2. COMPLETE RETURN ADDRESS 3. NUMBER OF BOXES (Example: Box 1, Box 2 and Box 2 of 2) Hotel does not accept any liability for equipment, goods, displays or other materials, which arrive unmarked or fail to arrive at the Hotel. The Group is responsible for insuring its property for loss or damage. Inbound Package Handling Fees The price for inbound receiving will be based on pounds and will include storage. If storage exceeds three days, a $25.00 per item/day storage fee will be added. The weights will be taken off the FedEx, UPS, or DHL and for packaging that does not include weight the weight will be determined by the hotel scale. The fees are as follows: 0-5 pounds.......$5.00 6-20 pounds......$10.00 21-50 pounds.....$15.00 Over 50 pounds...$25.00 Crates...........$50.00 Pallets..........$75.00 Outbound Handling Fees All outbound package handling is $5.00 per box

AV & Technology

Audio Visual

PRESENTATION SERVICES AUDIO VISUAL Presentation services audio visual company (PSAV) is located within our hotel and is the preferred audio visual company for the Westin Waltham-Boston. Create an event to remember and connect with PSAV for audio visual needs and/or special lighting requirements direct line: 781 684 8660 THIRD PARTY POLICY The Hotel has an agreement for full service, on-site audiovisual production with Presentation Services (“PSAV”), and is confident that PSAV will provide exceptional service for your Group’s event and will make every effort to meet Group’s budgetary requirements. Hotel recognizes that Group may instead elect to use a third party supplier of audiovisual services (“Third-Party Supplier). Group agrees to inform Hotel of any decision to bring in a Third-Party Supplier a minimum of sixty (60) days prior to your event to insure that such Third-Party Supplier has full copies of Hotel’s Audio Visual Service Standards, Hotel Regulations and Costs associated with both, prior to the planning process. Upon receipt of such notice, a Sales; Convention Service or Catering manager from the Hotel will provide Group with an addendum which addresses Third-Party Supplier compliance to the Audiovisual Service Standards and Hold Harmless Agreement and must be signed by either Group or its Third-Party Supplier a minimum of forty-five (45) days prior to Group’s event. Please know that each standard is focused on customer service, protection of property and Hotel guest safety and security and must be followed by all Third-Party Suppliers providing services at the Hotel. CONTRACTED VENDORS Hotel has contracted with certain other providers of services (e.g., destination management companies, florists or drayage/exhibit provider) that Group may elect to use to provide services for its meeting or event (“Contracted Vendors”). Although the use of Contracted Vendors is encouraged, Group may use its own vendors for these services provided that Group’s proposed vendors meet minimum standards established by Hotel, including insurance and indemnification requirements.


ELECTRICAL POLICIES All equipment, regardless of source of power, must comply with federal, state and local codes. The Westin reserves the right to inspect all electrical devices and connections to ensure compliance with all codes. Use of open clip sockets, latex or lamp cord wire, duplex or triplex attachments plugs, or non-u.i approved equipment is prohibited. ELECTRICAL ENHANCEMENTS The Westin Waltham-Boston is ready to assist with additional electrical requirements necessary to make a great event. Connect with your catering and convention service manager with any questions relative to executing these services.

IT & Telecommunications

POLYCOM / SPEAKER PHONES Are available through our audio visual provider, PSAV. WIRED / WIRELESS INTERNET Are both available from our audio visual provider, PSAV. Direct line: 781 684 8660

Rooms & Floor Plans

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Room Dimensions & Capacities

Room Name KeyKey Space DimensionsDim. (l x w) Space Total AreaArea Space HeightHeight Capacity for Banquet style set-upBanq. Capacity for Theatre style setupThtr. Capacity for Conference style set-upConf. Capacity for Reception style set-upRec. Capacity for Classroom style set-upClass Capacity for U-Shaped style set-upU-Shp. Capacity for H-Square style set-upH. Sq. Capacity for Dinner with Dance FloorDinner Dance
Alcott 5.72 m. x 15.09 m.
18.77 ft. x 49.51 ft.
71.16 m²
765.96 ft²
2.36 m.
7.74 ft.
50 50 30 60 40 26 26
Belmont 6.11 m. x 8.50 m.
20.05 ft. x 27.89 ft.
42.64 m²
458.97 ft²
3.34 m.
10.96 ft.
30 25 20 20 21 18 20
Cambridge 6.22 m. x 17.22 m.
20.41 ft. x 56.50 ft.
85.01 m²
915.04 ft²
3.34 m.
10.96 ft.
50 70 30 60 42 33 36
Cambridge East 4.88 m. x 7.62 m.
16.01 ft. x 25.00 ft.
37.16 m²
399.99 ft²
4.09 m.
13.42 ft.
30 35 22 40 21 18
Cambridge West 4.88 m. x 7.62 m.
16.01 ft. x 25.00 ft.
37.16 m²
399.99 ft²
4.09 m.
13.42 ft.
30 35 22 40 21 18
Concord Ballroom 17.89 m. x 24.14 m.
58.69 ft. x 79.20 ft.
321.44 m²
3,459.95 ft²
2.82 m.
9.25 ft.
200 250 40 200 175 45 170
Eden Vale A 19.02 m. x 10.09 m.
62.40 ft. x 33.10 ft.
177.35 m²
1,908.98 ft²
4.59 m.
15.06 ft.
160 180 30 250 100 120
Eden Vale A1 12.51 m. x 10.09 m.
41.04 ft. x 33.10 ft.
59.37 m²
639.05 ft²
4.59 m.
15.06 ft.
40 60 30 70 24 24
Eden Vale A2 5.79 m. x 9.45 m.
19.00 ft. x 31.00 ft.
54.72 m²
589.00 ft²
4.70 m.
15.42 ft.
50 60 30 70 36 28
Eden Vale A3 5.79 m. x 9.45 m.
19.00 ft. x 31.00 ft.
54.72 m²
589.00 ft²
4.70 m.
15.42 ft.
50 60 30 70 36 28
Eden Vale B 19.02 m. x 13.21 m.
62.40 ft. x 43.34 ft.
241.92 m²
2,604.01 ft²
4.59 m.
15.06 ft.
240 240 350 150
Eden Vale Ballroom 19.02 m. x 33.45 m.
62.40 ft. x 109.74 ft.
597.64 m²
6,432.94 ft²
4.59 m.
15.06 ft.
540 700 800 400 430
Eden Vale C 19.02 m. x 10.15 m.
62.40 ft. x 33.30 ft.
178.28 m²
1,918.99 ft²
4.59 m.
15.06 ft.
160 200 250 100 50 54 120
Eden Vale C1 5.79 m. x 9.45 m.
19.00 ft. x 31.00 ft.
54.72 m²
589.00 ft²
4.70 m.
15.42 ft.
50 60 30 70 36 28
Eden Vale C2 11.92 m. x 10.15 m.
39.11 ft. x 33.30 ft.
58.99 m²
634.96 ft²
4.59 m.
15.06 ft.
40 60 30 70 24 24 28
Eden Vale C3 12.51 m. x 10.15 m.
41.04 ft. x 33.30 ft.
59.64 m²
641.96 ft²
4.59 m.
15.06 ft.
50 60 30 70 36 28
Emerson 24.08 m. x 14.80 m.
79.00 ft. x 48.56 ft.
251.77 m²
2,710.03 ft²
5.90 m.
19.36 ft.
120 200 30 140 75 21 25 80
Foyer 277.77 m²
2,989.89 ft²
4.70 m.
15.42 ft.
Garfield 7.42 m. x 6.98 m.
24.34 ft. x 22.90 ft.
39.21 m²
422.05 ft²
2.36 m.
7.74 ft.
Hawthorne 5.72 m. x 7.01 m.
18.77 ft. x 23.00 ft.
33.54 m²
361.02 ft²
2.36 m.
7.74 ft.
20 24 16 20 18 15 18
Lincoln 6.37 m. x 17.20 m.
20.90 ft. x 56.43 ft.
83.71 m²
901.05 ft²
3.34 m.
10.96 ft.
50 70 30 60 42 33 36
Lincoln East 6.36 m. x 8.65 m.
20.87 ft. x 28.38 ft.
42.36 m²
455.96 ft²
3.34 m.
10.96 ft.
30 35 22 40 21 20 18
Lincoln West 6.26 m. x 8.55 m.
20.54 ft. x 28.05 ft.
41.43 m²
445.95 ft²
3.34 m.
10.96 ft.
30 35 22 40 21 20 18
Livermore 7.44 m. x 6.63 m.
24.41 ft. x 21.75 ft.
44.41 m²
478.03 ft²
2.36 m.
7.74 ft.
40 30 20 25 18 15 15
Thoreau 6.46 m. x 6.34 m.
21.19 ft. x 20.80 ft.
35.49 m²
382.01 ft²
2.36 m.
7.74 ft.
30 26 16 20 18 14 12
Waltham Boardroom 5.18 m. x 10.67 m.
16.99 ft. x 35.01 ft.
55.28 m²
595.03 ft²
4.08 m.
13.39 ft.
Wellesley 5.99 m. x 9.42 m.
19.65 ft. x 30.91 ft.
44.50 m²
478.99 ft²
3.35 m.
10.99 ft.
30 24 20 20 21 20 20
Wellington 6.63 m. x 6.92 m.
21.75 ft. x 22.70 ft.
38.37 m²
413.01 ft²
2.36 m.
7.74 ft.
30 30 18 25 18 15 18
Weston Boardroom 5.97 m. x 6.17 m.
19.59 ft. x 20.24 ft.
30.29 m²
326.04 ft²
3.34 m.
10.96 ft.

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Catering, Banquets & Dining

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Catering & Banquets

Click below to view our catering menus. Breakfast, lunch and dinner menus, menus for breaks, and more.
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On-Property Dining

Overview Description RESTAURANT Seventy @ third restaurant Find a journey of culinary delights and moments to savor. Located on the first floor across from the main entrance, 70 @ 3rd offers an eclectic New England cuisine. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, including breakfast superfoodsrx™ selections created to amplify the benefits of wonderful tasting, nutrient-rich ingredients that supply energy and boost immune defenses. Our menus will exhilarate your senses from our variety of superfoods to indulgence of our dessert selection will surely transform your senses. STARBUCK'S "WE PROUDLY BREW" Located at our lobby lounge during the hours: 6:00am – 3:00pm Satisfy your craving with a freshly brewed coffee, mocha, latte or other favorite drinks at We Proudly Brew Starbucks in our lobby, offering a variety of lighter fare items. LOUNGE Whether you’re traveling solo or in a group, it is a comfortable place for relaxing, imbibing and enjoying a savory bite. Our signature cocktail menu features hand-crafted cocktails made with the finest of ingredients. Whatever your choice, our spirits will gently lift your spirits. Offering nightly our delectable dining room menu*. *main dining room menu is offered until 11:30pm IN ROOM DINING Tired from a long trip, relax and unwind with a delicious meal brought right to your room, including a table to eat on. Serving 24 hours, we offer breakfast, lunch, dinner and a limited menu for those after-hours munchies. The menu includes selections for children traveling as well as a large selection of wines for the adults. Our menus are built for everyone in mind, from the health conscious including a superfoods breakfast menu to those who just want to spoil themselves with sweets. Dial zero, stay in your pajamas and relax in your heavenly room, while we bring your desires to you. "superfoods" are known for being health-enhancing and rich in antioxidants and phyto-nutrients." these nutritional powerhouse foods can help extend your health span - the extent of time you have to be healthy, vigorous and vital." - Dr. Steven Pratt, author of superfoods Rx. fourteen foods that will change your life.

We Proudly Serve Starbucks®

Guests on the go can stop by We Proudly Serve Starbucks® for freshly brewed Starbucks® coffee, specialty drinks, pastries, light sandwiches, and snacks.

Suitable for Business Meetings: Yes

Lobby Lounge

Get a taste of New England hospitality at the Lobby Lounge, where you can sample expertly mixed cocktails, fine wines, and premium beers alongside savory bites from our tempting snack menu.

Suitable for Business Meetings: Yes

Relish Burger Bistro

Savor Relish’s Signature Burger, made with Kobe beef, or the bold Watch City Burger, made with bison meat and topped with two fried eggs. All of our fresh, premium burgers pair perfectly with handcrafted cocktails and Cambridge Reservoir views.

Suitable for Business Meetings: Yes

On-Site Specialty Events

Overview Description DINNER IN THE GREEN An organic food experience-learn about sustainable and organic foods through interaction with our chef and a local organic farmer FOOD PAIRING & PREPARING A cooking event with a twist! Your attendees prepare their meal with the expert guidance of the hotel's executive chef and wine expert. A fun and different team building experience that allows your guests to show off their culinary expertise. BEYOND THE VELVET ROPE Bouncers closely guard the clubs "velvet rope" entrance. As attendees arrive they are quickly whisked inside to enjoy the exclusive bar and enjoy the tapas style buffet or hit the dance floor. IT’S ALL FUN AND VIDEO GAMES A casual approach to a video game reception. Less of a competition and more of an open flow reception, there are a variety of high energy games set up around the event space. ROCK’S ROUND DINNER Breakfast, lunch, dinner paired with rock music, photo memories and guest interaction with live dj/vj. Use our instant photo booth or try interactive sing-a-longs which apply your guests' face to animated bodies as they sing their favorite songs. DRIVE IN MOVIE NIGHT A night of big screen magic. A classic movie of your choice is displayed on the big screen, or you may choose multiple movies set in different rooms with classic movie props. Guests will enjoy classic snack shop food and drinks. SING ALONG WITH SUSHI Create your own sushi. Your guests assist in making sushi alongside our sushi chef and then enjoy their creating with sake before getting ready for karaoke. COMMUNITY HEART Encourage creativity and teamwork among your attendees while they construct a beautiful piece of art to give to a local organization. Teams work in groups to complete the tasks required to obtain materials needed for their artistic creations. Once they receive their color-by-number canvas and materials the artwork comes together in an easy and fun way. No artistic skill is necessary and the end result is a beautiful mural. You choose the organization you’d like to donate the mural to and at the end of the activity, a representative from the benefitting organization can be present to accept the donation and thank the group for their teamwork and commitment to the community. Building for a cause - Working with a local organization, assemble and donate bicycles to underprivileged children Working with a local organization, assemble and donate bicycles to underprivileged children. Your group will assemble bicycles to be donated after completion. Make it personal by arranging for the children to receive the bikes during your event. Attendees will be touched by the children's genuine surprise when they find out the bikes are for them to keep. Then everyone joins in for a sumptuous dinner with comfort foods and kid-friendly menus. IT'S GAME NIGHT FOR EVERYONE Don’t let the 'big' game conflict with your event! Ever wonder what to do when a 'big' game takes place during your event? Game night for everyone engages both sports fans and those who quite frankly don't care. Big screens in strategic locations feature key games and classic TV shows while the room set includes a variety of games: air hockey, pool, knock hockey, basketball and cocktail tables topped with classic board games like Pictionary, trivial pursuit, and poker or add pinball machines. The menu features a game theme, beer bar and waits staff dressed in referee or your favorite team attire. ECO-SINO! A GREEN CASINO Work with your csm or catering manager and impact 4 good to devise a strategy in teams to maximize winnings at the exciting professionally managed casino tables and “eco-activity stations.” teams earn as many chips as possible and receive “fact cards” that include sentence fragments, and when assembled form environmental facts. Winning team will learn that a get green kit will be donated on behalf of each team to the local community, which consists of items that will help beneficiary families have greener homes and communities. Impact 4 good partners with local habitat for humanity affiliates, community centers, schools and/or other community organizations to make the donation possible. GRILL CAMP Your attendees compete in a professional bbq challenge outlined by bbq world champion Joe Davidson. The event is held outdoors and tents, grills, accessories, and even judges are provided to authenticate the experience. After the competition is over there is an award ceremony to recognize the winning grill master and the hotel catering staff serves up picnic style foods for the entire group. This is an interactive, team building event. PREMIER THIS! Add a red carpet entrance to your group’s evening activities. Lights, cameras and fanfare make arrival at your event exciting from the onset. Attendees enter down a stanchioned walkway and stop to pose for photographers in front of a branded backdrop. A Hollywood style reporter “interviews” people making sure to emphasize your meeting message, company philosophy or a particular product.
Events Food & Wine Paring
Bordeaux Blending
Dinner in the Green
Rock'n Round Diner
Executive Chef Challenge
Sing Along With Sushi
Gamers Tournament
Connect with Kinect
Beyond the Velvet Rope
Biker Night
Drive-In Movie Night
Game Night for Everyone
Your Rock Band Karaoke
Premiere This!
Grill Camp
Go Green Racing
Literacy Builders
Community HeART
Spread the Good
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